Richard Alston Hall ’52 died on May 4, 2004, in New Ipswich, NH.
Richard Alston Hall ’52 died on May 4, 2004, in New Ipswich, NH. Born on April 19, 1929, in Houlton, he prepared for college at Houlton High School and served in the U.S. Army from 1946 to 1948 before entering Bowdoin in 1948. He became a member of Psi Upsilon Fraternity and, following his graduation in 1952, served in the Army for a year as asecond lieutenant. In 1953 he joined what was then the First National Bank of Boston and is now Bank of Boston, where he became successively an investment officer, assistant vice president, vice president, vice president of Old Colony Trust, executive vice president of Old Colony Trust, senior vice president, and executive vice president. He retired in 1985. He was a director of the Guy Gannet Publishing Company in Portland from 1975 to 1986 and served as a member of the faculty of the Brown University Graduate School of Savings Banking. A member of Masons, he was a director of Home Health Care, Hospice, and Community Services in Keene and Peterborough, NH, and also director of the Sharon Arts Center and the New Ipswich Library. Surviving are his wife, Mary O’Halloran Hall; two sons, Richard L. Hall of Weston, MA, and Jeffrey N. Hall of Natick, MA; two daughters, Leslie Hall of Orange, MA, and Pamela Hall-Grady of Oxford, MA; and eight grandchildren.